U.S. and China reaffirm commitment to pressure North Korea

Feb 9, 2018

U.S. and China reaffirm commitment to pressure North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, reaffirmed their countries' commitment to exert pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons on Thursday, the U.S. State Department said. Yang was on a two-day visit to Washington that began on Thursday. His ...

U.N. allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics

Feb 8, 2018

U.N. allows North Korean under sanctions to travel to Olympics

The U.N. committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea granted an exemption Wednesday for a senior official from Pyongyang to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea with his country's high-level delegation though he is subject to a travel ban and asset freeze. Ambassador Karel Van ...